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Two people who can't stand each other are forced to care for the same child in this domestic comedy drama starring Katherine Heigl and Josh Duhamel. Holly (Heigl) is a caterer whose career is just getting off the ground; Eric (Duhamel) directs sports for a major network. Their first date was a nightmare, and now they're about to become a family. When their goddaughter Sophie's parents both perish in a tragic accident, Holly and Eric are informed that they were singled out as Sophie's caretakers in the event of an unforeseen disaster. Now, in order to raise Sophie right, this bickering pair must put their differences aside while mastering the fine art of parenthood. Coordinating their new lives and getting along won't be easy for Eric and Holly, but somewhere between the conflicting schedules and drastic lifestyle changes, the reluctant couple realizes that with a help from Sophie, they're starting to resemble a real family. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi

  • Release date:October 8, 2010


Katherine Heigl
as Holly Berenson
Josh Duhamel
as Eric Messer
Josh Lucas
as Sam
Hayes MacArthur
as Peter Novak
Christina Hendricks
as Alison Novak
Sarah Burns
as Janine Groff
Jessica St. Clair
as Beth
Brooke Liddell
as Older Sophie
Kiley Liddell
as Older Sophie
Britt Flatmo
as Amy
Rob Huebel
as Ted
Melissa McCarthy
as Deedee
DeRay Davis
as Lonnie
Kumail Nanjiani
as Simon
Andrew Daly
as Scott
Bill Brochtrup
as Gary
Will Sasso
as Josh
Majandra Delfino
as Jenna
Wilbur Fitzgerald
as Peter's Dad
Melissa Ponzio
as Victoria (Stripper Cousin)
Reggie Lee
as Alan Burke
Markus Flanagan
as Chef Phillipe
Eric Phillips
as Stoned Teenager
Andy Buckley
as George Dunn
L. Warren Young
as Officer Young
Jody Thompson
as Worker
Rob Nagle
as Neighbor Dad
Katie Kneeland
as Female Patron
Patricia French
as Judge Gorling
Ron Clinton Smith
as Contractor
Steve Nash
as Himself
Shayne Kohout
as Pregnant Woman With Deedee
Eddie Frierson
as Sports Announcer
Jean Smart


Greg Berlanti
Paul Brooks
Barry Josephson
Ian Deitchman
Andrew Dunn
Blake Neely
Composer (Music Score)
Maher Ahmad
Production Designer
Austin Gorg
Art Director
Brad Kessell
Katherine Heigl
Executive Producer
Bruce Berman
Executive Producer
Nancy Heigl
Executive Producer
Scott Niemeyer
Executive Producer
Denise Di Novi
Executive Producer
Norm Waitt
Executive Producer
Joe Hartwick, Jr.
Executive Producer
Debra McGuire
Costume Designer
Cindy Carr
Set Decorator
John Papsidera
Christy Dimmig
Post Production Supervisor
Jennifer Cram
Casting Associate
Ron Bartlett
Re-Recording Mixer
Alyson Latz
Second Assistant Director
Kirk Corwin
Properties Master
Sarah Mays
Department Head Makeup
Tania McComas
Sean Flanigan
Hair Styles
Sam Tedesco
Location Manager
Len Levine
Chief Lighting Technician
Shunika Terry
Key Hairstylist
Alicia Accardo
Script Supervisor
Susan Ransom
Key Make-up
Lucia Mace
Department Head Hair
Thomas Kittle
Special Effects Foreman